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Twitter unveils new design, apps

Twitter on Tuesday unveiled a series of design updates, a new app for the iPad and new versions of the application for other mobile devices.

Sep 18, 2012
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Obama convention speech sets Twitter record

Barack Obama's prime-time address to the nation accepting the Democratic presidential nomination for 2012 broke a new Twitter record Thursday for political traffic, the site said.

Sep 07, 2012
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Twitter targets ads based on interests

Twitter on Thursday began letting advertisers target users with "promoted tweets" based on interests expressed at the globally popular one-to-many texting service.

Aug 30, 2012
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Twitter data crunching: The new crystal ball

Fabio Ciulla from Northeastern University, Boston, USA, and his colleagues demonstrated that the elimination of contestants in TV talent shows based on public voting, such as American Idol, can be anticipated. They unveiled ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Twitter files appeal in Occupy Wall Street case

Twitter on Monday filed an appeal of a court order to turn over tweets from one of its users being prosecuted over Occupy Wall Street protests, in a case being watched for free-speech implications.

Aug 27, 2012
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Obama outpacing Republicans in Internet race

US President Barack Obama's campaign team is proving again in 2012 to be more conscious than rival Republicans are of the power of the Internet, particularly Twitter, a study released Wednesday said.

Aug 15, 2012
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Usain Bolt rules Twitter during Games

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt dominated Twitter during the Olympics, the social networking site has revealed, with his gold in the 200 metres inspiring a staggering 80,000 tweets per minute.

Aug 13, 2012
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